To serve as a shield, or protection
To sprinkle; to intersperse; to cover.
To protect or screen from light or heat
To show (a film, etc.) to critics, the public, etc.
To ensure the safety or integrity of; protect or preserve:
To retreat is to withdraw or back away, especially from a dangerous or unpleasant situation or from a military engagement.
To cover, harbor, or shelter by or as if by putting into a house
To provide a haven for
To serve as, or provide, a place of protection to; shelter or house; conceal or hide
(Informal) To close, especially for lack of financial success; fail.
To ensconce is defined as to become firmly settled in or to settle yourself or someone else in a place of comfort or safety.
To modify the manner or appearance of (a person, for example) in order to prevent recognition:
To live in or as if in a camp; settle:
To provide with a place of temporary residence; house
To enclose or confine on all sides so as to bar escape or outside communication:
To preserve is to protect or keep something as it is or in its original state.
To give security
To guard; protect.
To cover (a piece of machinery) with a device to protect the operator
To cut off from sight; cover up:
To expose to harm or danger; imperil.
To engage in indecent exposure of (oneself).
To put out (a tenant, for example) from a property by legal process; expel.
Find another word for sheltering. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sheltering, like: shielding, shedding, shading, screening, safeguarding, retreating, housing, havening, harboring, folding and ensconcing.